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Introduction. Stroke is one of the leading causes of morbidity and mortality worldwide. The relationship between metabolic syndrome (MetS) and homocysteinemia (Hcy) as risk factors for ischemic stroke (IS) is not completely clear. The aim of the study was to determine the frequency of MetS, serum level of Hcy and the frequency of hyperhomocysteinem...

By MILORAD VUJNIĆ, NELA RAŠETA, ALMA PRTINA, TATJANA MILIVOJAC, SINIŠA RISTIĆ

01.12.2020. Original Scientific Article
The importance of physical activity in diabetes

Introduction. Obesity is becoming a global urgent issue that is considered a health problem in developed and developing countries. Obesity is a major risk factor for many non-communicable diseases such as cardiovascular diseases, type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM2), hypertension, coronary heart disease, or certain types of cancer. Physical activity is c...

By MILOŠ PURKOVIĆ, DANKA VUKAŠINOVIĆ, UNA RADAK, MILOŠ MAKSIMOVIĆ

The concept of proper nutrition implies meeting the needs of the body concerning daily energy intake and a sufficient amount of nutrients and protective substances necessary to maintain the physiological functions of the body and its health. Nutrients are divided into macronutrients (proteins, carbohydrates and fats) and micronutrients (vitamins an...

By SRĐAN ŽIVANOVIĆ, VESELINKA KULIĆ, NATALIJA HADŽIVUKOVIĆ, JELENA PAVLOVIĆ, SANDRA MATOVIĆ

Introduction. The World Health Organization (WHO) revealed that in 2016 more than 1.9 billion adults, 18 years and older, were overweight. Over 650 million of them were obese. Diet quality in university students is determined by factors such as family, food availability and meals in student canteens. The purpose of this study was to investigate fre...

By SUZANA SAVIĆ, GORDANA TEŠANOVIĆ, LARISA GAVRAN, SAŠA STANIVUKOVIĆ

Chronic non-communicable diseases are diseases that arise as a response of the human body to a number of factors, the most important of which are ecological and socio-economic factors. According to the World Health Organization, their classification is based on mortality and morbidity statistics. The top four leading causes of death are as follows:...

By VESNA LAZIĆ, BILJANA MIJOVIĆ, MILOŠ MAKSIMOVIĆ

Introduction. Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) is a progressive, occlusive and atherosclerotic vascular disease and patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) are at increased risk of developing this disease. The aim of the study was to determine the frequency of PAD in patients with type 2 DM by measuring the ankle-brachial index (ABI) in the fa...

By BILJANA LAKIĆ, SAŠA TURAJLIĆ, VERICA PETROVIĆ

Introduction. Metabolic syndrome is a cluster of metabolic disorders that increase the risk of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular diseases. The aim of the study is to determine the frequency of certain metabolic syndrome components by applying International Diabetes Federation (IDF) criteria prior to and after diagnosing ischemic heart disease. Met...

By ŽANA PEĆANAC, KOSANA STANETIĆ, LJUBOMIR ŠORMAZ

Introduction. Obesity is one of the most important risk factors for osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee. However, notwithstanding numerous studies on this topic, the link between obesity and OA of the hip and between OA and gender is still not clear enough. The aim of the study was to investigate the association between obesity, gender and degenerative...

By ŽANI BANJANIN, JANJA BOJANIĆ, JADRANKA PEŠEVIĆ PAJČIN, RADMILA UBOVIĆ, NINA RODIĆ VUKMIR